Gabrielle Revlock, dancer/choreographer, is "a gifted comedian." (Philadelphia Inquirer). Presenters include American Dance Festival, Abrons Art Center, JACK, Gibney Dance Center, Center for Performance Research, New York Live Arts, Omi International Arts Center, FringeArts (PHL), Vox Populi Gallery (PHL), Kelly Strayhorn Theater (PGH) Seattle International Dance Festival, Philadelphia Dance Projects, ODC (SF), Velocity Dance Center (SEA), Dance Place (DC), Joe’s Pub, Bryn Mawr College, Provincetown Dance Festival, Joyce SoHo, and The Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. Internationally she has performed in the Na Grani Contemporary Dance Festival (RU), Whenever Wherever Festival (JP) Yokohama Dance Collection (JP), Trafó (HU), Korzo (NL) and Small Format Contemporary Dance Festival (RU). Her work has been supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, Independence Foundation, a LAB Fellowship through FringeArts, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, SCUBA National Touring Network for Dance, Puffin Foundation, Philadelphia-Budapest Exchange, and Philadelphia-Poland Exchange. In 2011 she won a finalist prize at The A.W.A.R.D. Show: Philadelphia. Choreographic residencies include Chez Bushwick, Dance Omi and Fresh Tracks. She has performed for Lucinda Childs, Susan Rethorst, Jumatatu Poe, Christopher Williams, and is a company member with Jane Comfort & Company. Interested in bridging experimentation and populism, she created the online video So You Think You Can’t Understand Contemporary Dance?, a two-minute conversation with her favorite five-year-old. More at www.GabrielleRevlock.com
The New York Times described violinist Jennifer Curtis’s second solo concert in Carnegie Hall as “one of the gutsiest and most individual recital programs.” She was celebrated as “an artist of keen intelligence and taste, well worth watching out for.”
Curtis navigates with personality and truth in every piece she performs. Jennifer is a member of the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) and founder of the group Tres Americas Ensemble. She has appeared as a soloist with the Simon Bolivar Orchestra in Venezuela and the Knights Chamber Orchestra; performed in Romania in honor of George Enescu; given world premieres at the Mostly Mozart Festival in New York; collaborated with composer John Adams at the Library of Congress; and appeared at El Festival de las Artes Esénias in Peru and festivals worldwide.
An educator with a focus on music as humanitarian aid, Jennifer has also collaborated with musical shaman of the Andes, improvised for live radio from the interior of the Amazon jungle, and taught and collaborated with Kurdish refugees in Turkey.
Jennifer joins the Haw River Ballroom’s Culture Mill in Saxapahaw, North Carolina as artist in residence this spring, working together with Tommy Noonan, Murielle Elizéon, Pauchi Sasaki and Dohee Lee on "Sketches for Auguste" (See Calendar). She plays on a 1777 Vincenzo Panormo. More at www.jennifercurtisviolin.com
ABOUT CLINT LUTES (BFA Dance NYU Tisch) As a performer he worked with Joy Kellmann, Johannes Wieland, Eun Me Ahn, Brian Brooks Moving Company... His choreo-graphic work, based on physical communication and social gesturing has been presented in Europe, USA, Australia, South Korea, Singapore and in Egypt. He created work with pvc Tanz Freiburg/Heidelberg, Cie Grenade, Festspielhaus Sankt Poelten, POSTTHEATER Berlin/NY/Tokyo, Collectif Coin as well as with figure skating champion Katarina Witt, and with the Chamaeleon Theater in Berlin. He co-founded LUCKY TRIMMER Tanz Performance Serie in Berlin and co-directed it from 2003-2010. He co-founded and co-directs the workshop series Manoeuvres in Grenoble, France. In 2015 he worked on Störung/Hafraah, a collaborative research project with dance/science/philosophy and Parkinson’s Disease at its core, and continues this research today under the heading of Danse Pour Parkinson in France. 2016-2018 he participates in ICI, a scientific and artistic research project studying improvisation and cognition. This year, Clint was artistic coordinator for the amateur project 1:59, in collaboration with Paris Quartier d’Eté and Eun Me Ahn. He has taught at ImPulsTanz, CND Paris/Lyon, Sasha Waltz & Guests, K3 Hamburg, Tanzhaus Zurich, Australian Dance Theater, Cal. St. University Fullerton, New York University and elsewhere.
Mikhael Tara Garner is a New York-based immersive theatre director, writer, educator and activist. She is Head of the Directing Program at NYU/PHTS and an adjunct professor teaching directing alongside Anne Bogart at Columbia University for the Arts in a masters course on Collaboration/Directing. She has worked as a director and educator at the Atlantic Theater, Barnard University, American Repertory Theater, American Conservatory Theater, The Kitchen, Harvard University, Bard University, Grand Arts Center, New York University, The Goodman Theater, The Public Theater, Yale University, American Theater Company, Timeline Theatre, DePaul University, PlayPenn, Court Theatre, and Steppenwolf Theater Company. She was the associate director for Sleep No More, the Artistic Director of Chicago Storefront Uma Productions; Emerging Artist for the National Theater of Scotland, and an Artistic Associate of SITI company.
Dean Poyner [Nashville Repertory Theatre (Ingram New Works Lab), Great Plains Theatre Conference (Holland Award Winner), Playwrights’ Center, Centre Stage Greenville (New Play Festival Winner), The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation award] has partnered as a writer and technologist compelled to embark on a process that could not only make a beautiful play, but make this beauty through an economy of resources.
Carl Faber, lighting designer, [Arena Stage, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Artists Repertory Theatre, Profile Theatre, Ars Nova, Shanghai Centre Theatre, NW Children’s Theatre, plus tours with Bruce Springsteen, Bon Iver and The National].
Cie. Marie Lenfant is a dance, performance and music collective from Le Mans, France. Their residency this year with Culture Mill included choreographer Marie Lenfant, sound artists Paul Peterson and performer Rity Mabon. More at www.ciemarielenfant.com
Simon Lee is a visual artist based in New York City. More about Simon at http://www.simonlee.org